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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138913
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:05-SEP-2011
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Owner/operator:University Of North Dakota
Registration: N548ND
C/n / msn: 172S11050
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Bemidji, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Grand Forks, ND (GFK)
Destination airport:Bemidji, MN (BJI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot reported that the airplane ballooned during the flare and then dropped hard onto the runway, resulting in a hard landing. The airplane bounced three times before the student pilot initiated a go-around and landed uneventfully. The postaccident inspection of the airplane revealed that the firewall sustained substantial damage. The student pilot reported that the airplane did not have a mechanical or system failure prior to the accident.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's improper flare, which resulted in a hard landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20110906X64626&key=1
FAA register: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20110906X64626&key=1
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N548ND
http://www.airnav.com/airport/KBJI


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Oct-2011 09:19 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 17:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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